Varun Kukkillaya, 8th grade student from John Adams Middle School, was named Runner Up in the Kanawha County Spelling Bee. Varun and 59 other students in grades 4-8 competed for the opportunity to represent Kanawha County during the Regional Spelling Bee, which will be held on March 14 at Capital High School. Varun was the 2014 Regional Bee winner and competed in Washington, D.C.
Mr. John Brown was recognized as a hometown hero by WSAZ for his work with children and adults in the community. Mr. Brown teaches a Tech Ed class above and beyond his regular science teaching responsibilities as well as running an after school program at the Oakwood Community Center in Charleston.
Kanawha County Schools will be dismissed 2 hours early on the following dates in 2015: January 16, February 13, March 13, April 10, and May 8.
Damous Psychological Services with George M. Damous, MA, EdS, Licensed Psychologist and School Psychologist is presenting free parent training sessions to the public to assist parents, family members, school personnel, and other professionals to better understand and manage children and teenagers with difficult behaviors.
Andrew Jackson Middle School sixth grade science teacher Mike Field was named the state winner in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest, a nationwide competition to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).